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Ellie Lobovits is a filmmaker, educator, and producer. Ellie's work focuses on borderlands, social justice, personal and cultural memory, and feminist stories. Her most recent documentary film, Birth on the Border, explores childbirth and legal border-crossing on the US-Mexico border and is a Women Make Movies release.

Ellie is also a photographer, childbirth doula, and lover of plants. She is the co-creator of the workshop series Jewish Plant Magic. Ellie holds a BA in Anthropology and Photography from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in Visual Anthropology from San Francisco State University.